Congratulations to Reining rider Dan James, who won the Freestyle at the Kentucky Reining Cup on Smart Little Elan and became an overnight YouTube sensation with his “Lone Ranger” themed routine. The video of his ride has received more than 160,000 views with the count climbing daily. James awed the packed house at the Alltech Arena
Waiting your turn for a schooling jump at a big show such as WEF can be a daunting task if one is unaccustomed to the process.
COLLEGE PREPARATORY INVITATIONAL (CPI) MARKS FOURTH YEAR WITH TREMENDOUS SUCCESS AND HIGH MARKS AT THE JIM BRANDON EQUESTRIAN CENTER IN PALM BEACH,…
Saturday, April 12 2014 by Editor
Over $7,000 in scholarships & awarded thanks to Charles Owen & Co., FootingFirst, LLC, and the CPI Junior Ambassadors – Scholarship Award Recipients with Olympian, Peter Wylde WELLINGTON, FL – March 31, 2014 – The nation’s premiere equestrian college recruiting event, the 2014 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI), concluded yesterday, Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Palm Beach, Florida. The 2014 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) marked its fourth year with 150 student riders and nearly 30 participating colleges/universities from all over the nation. More than 30 states, including Hawaii, were represented by the diverse roster of participants who attended the three-day event designed to provide scholarships and educate student riders about the different formats of college equestrian competitions while providing riders with resources to help them create their own indiv idualized college equestrian experience. CPI High Point Equitation Champion & Scholarship Winner, Kristin Konopnicki with Roy Burek, Managing Director, Charles Owen At the conclusion of all competition and speaker presentations, the CPI recognized its top performing student riders in various categories and awarded 11 scholarships awards
By Kate Eagleton Cairo and I on his first day at East Wind Farms in Florida. He traveled all the way from Kentucky
Friday, November 22 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and its Eventing High Performance Department is proud to announce the participants for the 2014 Developing Riders/Eventing 25 Program. For the second year, a Developing Rider will be defined as a rider (25 and under) who has achieved a qualifying result at the CCI2* level.
Casablanca Wins Pedro Morrison Memorial Cup For Third Fall Season Tournament Title At Grand Champions Polo Club
Wednesday, November 06 2013 by Editor
WELLINGTON, FL-Nov. 3, 2013— -In front of a packed house on Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club, Casablanca won its third tournament of the fall season.
Sunday, November 03 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – October 31, 2013 - “I was very excited to come here because I’ve never shown here,” Portela said. “I didn’t get to show last year because I ride with Jimmy Torano, and he judged last year. After [the Pennsylvania National Horse Show] and [the Washington International Horse Show] this year I was pumped and ready and wanted to come and do well.” Portela had previously shown at the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden, so she had high expectations coming to the Alltech National Horse Show in its new home at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Thursday, October 31 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY – October 30, 2013 - The Alltech National Horse Show is a horse show steeped in tradition and responsible for countless treasured memories. That holds particularly true for the Wheeler family, and today everything came full circle as Douglas and Kenneth Wheeler’s horse, Queen Lattifa, ridden by Hunt Tosh, was named the Grand Hunter Champion. After earning 36 points in the Second Year Green Hunter division, Queen Lattifa was presented with the Isgilde Challenge Trophy, donated by Ken Wheeler Sr.
Fair Hill, MD – October 18, 2013 – Nearly ideal conditions and appreciative spectators rewarded horses and riders in the second day of dressage competition at the 25th Dutta Corp. Fair Hill International and United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) CCI*** and CCI** Eventing Championships
By Katie Navarra Thirty years ago, Joan MacNair Petty was just another horse show mom sitting in the stands rooting for her daughter, Cam, during a show at the Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina. Little did she know the impact that show would eventually have on her life.
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